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[audio]Amiri Baraka class, July, 1984. - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of a class by Amiri Baraka. He reads and discusses the book, Confirmation: Anthology of African-African Women, including Margaret Walker, Jane Cortez, Dub Poets and Mikey Smith. (Continued from 84P005)
Downloads: 307
[audio]Amiri Baraka class on revolution and art - Part 1 - Baraka, Amiri
First half of a class by Amiri Baraka on revolution and art. The discussion covers Miles Davis, the Poetry Orchestra Project, formalism, relationship of society to art and film, satire vs. social protest, Ed Dorn, black literature, Henry Jones, W.E.B. DuBois, and Mark Twain. (Continues on 85p089.)
Keywords: Sound Poetry; New American Poetry; New York School; political poetry; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 873
[audio]Amiri Baraka class on speech, rhythm, sound, and music - Part 2 - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of a class by Amiri Baraka on speech, rhythm, sound, and music. The class includes a discussion of form over content, a tape of Miles Davis, and a performance by Poetic Justice including David Nelson and Pam Donald. (Continued from 85p086.)
Keywords: Sound Poetry; New American Poetry; New York School; political poetry; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 594
[audio]Amiri Baraka lecture - Part 1 - Baraka, Amiri
First half of an Amiri Baraka lecture on various subjects including poetry as the basis of all writing, William Shakespeare, dub poets, the United States in Grenada, Brahma, Mark Twain, slave writing, African syntax, and critical realism. (Continues on 84p002.)
Keywords: New American Poetry; New York School; African American literature; poetry and race
Downloads: 786
[audio]Amiri Baraka lecture, Razor, June, 2004. - Baraka, Amiri
An Amiri Baraka lecture, discussing the need for a cultural revolution now in the United States, and discussing a new forum for sharing creative work about, and building political power for, significant cultural and political change.
Downloads: 1,155
[audio]Amiri Baraka class on revolution and art. - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of a class by Amiri Baraka on revolution and art. Subjects include Harlem Renaissance, American modernism, Langston Hughes, William Carlos Williams, music composition, and a discussion of his murdered sister. Works by the class are also included in the discussion. (Continued from 85p088.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, New York School, sound poetry, music in literature, political poetry
Downloads: 504
[audio]Amiri Baraka class on revolution and art - Part 2 - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of a class by Amiri Baraka on revolution and art. Subjects include Harlem Renaissance, American modernism, Langston Hughes, William Carlos Williams, music composition, and a discussion of his murdered sister. Works by the class are also included in the discussion. (Continued from 85p088.)
Keywords: Sound Poetry; New American Poetry; New York School; political poetry; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 593
[audio]Amiri Baraka class. - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of a class by Amiri Baraka on topics including black literature, Black Arts Movement, assassinations of the 1960's, colonialism, Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow Coalition, and a reading of the "Defeat Reagan" poem. (Continued from 84p003.)
Keywords: New American Poetry; New York School; African American literature; poetry and race; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 694
[audio]Amiri Baraka class on speech, rhythm, sound, and music - Part 1 - Baraka, Amiri
First half of a class by Amiri Baraka on speech, rhythm, sound, and music. The discussion covers Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amos Moore, John Cage, Robert Duncan, T.S. Eliot, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Max Roach, Allen Tate, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and German expressionism. (Continues on 85p087.)
Keywords: Sound Poetry; New American Poetry; New York School; political poetry; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 3,310
[audio]Amiri Baraka class, July, 1984. - Baraka, Amiri
First half of a class by Amiri Baraka. He discusses Langston Hughes, the Harlem Renaissance, Negritude, indigenisme and black modernism. He covers Hughes's life and writings including "Red haired baby," "Montage of a dream defined," and his translations. Baraka also talks about Haitian indigenisme poets, negritude poets Leon Damas and Aime Cesaire, including Cesaire's "Notes on return to my native land." (Continued on 84P006)
Downloads: 530
[audio]Amiri Baraka lecture on revolutionary poetry. - Baraka, Amiri
A lecture by Amiri Baraka on the politics of poetics. The lecture ends with a question and answer period covering topics such as jism and jazz, grants in music, whores, hypocrisy, Bob Dylan, and Noam Chomsky.
Keywords: New American Poetry; New York School; political poetry; protest poetry; Black Arts Movement
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[audio]Amiri Baraka class - Part 1 - Baraka, Amiri
First half of a class by Amiri Baraka on topics including Harlem, modernism, Langston Hughes, black literature, Civil War, abolition, reconstruction, Richard Wright, Black Arts Movement, the beat generation, and underground ideologies. (Continues on 84p004.)
Keywords: New American Poetry; New York School; African American literature; poetry and race; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 1,293
[audio]Amiri Baraka lecture - Part 2 - Baraka, Amiri
Second half of an Amiri Baraka lecture on various topics including structuralists and deconstructuralism, alienation, sorrow songs, Stevie Wonder, and content as principle. (Continued from 84p001.)
Keywords: New American Poetry; New York School; African American literature; poetry and race; Black Arts Movement
Downloads: 867
[audio]Amiri Baraka class, The poet orchestra, August, 1985. - Baraka, Amiri
Amiri Baraka prepares a class for a musical performance. He creates a bass line, assigns students to categories of musical instruments, and tells them they will be playing against his recording of the bass line. He goes over basic rhythmic concepts. The tape ends abruptly.
Downloads: 285
[audio]Simon Ortiz and Amiri Baraka reading, July, 1984. - Baraka, Amiri; Ortiz, Simon
Amiri Baraka reads "Wailers," "Sounding," and "How to beat Reagan." Simon Ortiz sings "Whale gave this song." This appears to be the second half of a two-part recording. The first half does not exist.
Downloads: 781
[audio]Amiri Baraka, Diane diPrima and Robert Duncan reading, July, 1978. - Baraka, Amiri; diPrima, Diane
First half of a reading by Amiri Baraka, Diane diPrima and Robert Duncan. Baraka reads "Afro-American lyric," "Inside out," "I love music," "Malcolm remembered," "Against bourgeois art" and "Dope." diPrima reads "Revolutionary letter # 31," "To the patriarchs (for Inez Garcia)," "Ave," and an excerpt from Loba. (Continued on 75P109.)
Downloads: 970
[audio]Panel on counter-poetics and opposition, July, 1992. - Baraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Waldman, Anne
Second half of a panel on counter-poetics and opposition with Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Amiri Baraka, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Lamborn Wilson. Waldman begins by reading an excerpt from Columbus's journal describing how easy it will be to exploit the people of the Americas. She proposes a program for incorporating political activism into poetics. The panelists make individual statements about counter-poetics and move to more open discussion...
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[audio]Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, and Amiri Baraka reading with Steven Taylor song performance, July, 1992. - Baraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Taylor, Steven; Waldman, Anne
Second half of a poetry reading at Naropa Institute with Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, and Amiri Baraka, and Steven Taylor performing songs. Ginsberg reads "Howl" and "Footnote to Howl." Taylor sings "The virus will take one in ten" and "As I walked out one morning." Waldman reads "May I speak thus" and other poems. Baraka reads "The mind of the president," "The best kept secret," "Masked angel costume," "Changes Changing," "X," "Funk lore," "I am" and other poems...
Downloads: 561
[audio]Performance July 1984 - Baraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Orlovsky, Peter; Ortiz, Simon
Simon Ortiz reads from Fight Back and from Sand Creek. Peter Orlifsky plays a song on banjo, then monologues seeming improved. Diane Di Prima is wished a happy 50th birthday. Allen Ginsberg sings a few songs which are sound like earlier versions than found on Holy Soul Jelly Roll box set, and reads White Shroud. Amiri Baraka delivers a good performance with poems centered around African American history (wise) and Jazz.
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[audio]Panel on counter-poetics and opposition, July, 1992. - Baraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Kyger, Joanne; Waldman, Anne; Wilson, Peter Lamborn
First half of a panel on counter-poetics and opposition with Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Amiri Baraka, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Lamborn Wilson. Waldman begins by reading an excerpt from Columbus's journal describing how easy it will be to exploit the people of the Americas. She proposes a program for incorporating political activism into poetics. The panelists make individual statements about counter-poetics and move to more open discussion...
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